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You've Been Using Your Can Opener Wrong

Opening a can with grace isn't easy. Even if your can opener is sharp enough to get the job done, you often end up with a detached lid floating in …

Kitchens

Liquid Cocaine

Academy Awards Dinner Party Rum Cocktails Drink Easy<p><i>Save</i> (68)<p>Sign up to save this recipe to your profile Sign Up Now ›<p>3 shooters Easy<p>(13) <i>Total:</i> Under …

Cocktails

Pecan Pralines

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring …

Dessert

17 verbs that cut fat from your writing

Verbs are the powerhouse of your sentences; choose them wisely.<p>Another issue that I see frequently in the work that I edit is weak verbs coupled with …

Creative Writing

60 Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented …

Keyboard Shortcuts

18 Genius Hacks That Will Change How You Meal Prep

Meal prepping can save you time and money during the week ahead, but it often requires a lot of work on Sunday. If you've ever attempted it before, you know that it can take hours of effort — and who's got time for that? To keep you from sacrificing your precious weekend time, we've scoured …

Healthy Eating

Finally, an Easy Way to See How Much Protein and Calories Are in Your Favorite Meats

Protein is an essential macronutrient to keep you fueled and full. As a general guideline, The Institute of Medicine recommends that the average woman ages 19 to 70 consume 46 grams of protein per day. Not only can a protein-balanced diet aid in fat loss by making you feel satiated for longer, but …

Nutrition

Limoncello Recipe

"Truly worth the time required to create this distinguished ice cold refreshing drink."<p>Ingredients<p>10 lemons<p>1 liter vodka<p>3 cups white sugar<p>4 cups water<p>…

Recipes

Maui Wowie Shrimp Recipe

"Easy recipe to put together for that laid-back 'Maui Wowie' person. Great for the beach or backyard BBQ. You will be surprised by the onolicious …

Seafood

6 Ways to Be Awesome Even When You Think You're Just Average

If you have a growth mindset and believe that failure is part of learning, welcome to the new awesome.<p>If you've ever felt like you're just the average Joe or Jane, I have news for you. Anybody can be awesome.<p>Being awesome doesn't mean having off-the-chain leadership skills at work or killing it …

Self-improvement

6 reasons to get a vacuum sealer (that aren't just food storage)

Far from a gimmicky infomercial product, vacuum sealers are incredibly useful at preserving food. They exploded in popularity in the late 90s and early 2000s with the rise of Foodsaver (shout out to everyone who remembers those infomercials), but then sort of faded into the background of the …

Kitchens

45 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

Skin Care

The Dessert You Never Knew Your Crock-Pot Could Make

During Christmastime, Aunt Cammie always without fail busts out tins upon tins of her famous crockpot candies (chocolate clusters stuffed with nuts). They're served at every family gathering, and we end up taking home at least a dozen. My aunt has tinkered with the recipe through the years and has …

Dessert

This Is How The Internet Works [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Most of us have a reasonable understanding of how the internet works - but it can be notoriously difficult to explain in plain English. …

Infographics

Hidden smartphone codes for Android and iOS

Roughly 77 percent of Americans use a smartphone, according to a Pew survey, but phones still hide secrets that most people might not know about. …

Keep Your Home Safe and Security Footage Private with this Wireless Panoramic Camera

This camera is encrypted to ensure that your footage stays private. Enjoy a 65% discount right now.<p>If you’re going away for a long trip or just want …

15 Slow Cooker Meal Prep Ideas You'll Want to Master ASAP

A slow cooker is an essential item every cook needs in their kitchen, especially those with busy schedules and a lot of mouths to feed. They can be timed to cook your food throughout the day (or at night while you snooze), helping you whip something up with minimal effort. And since meal prepping …

10 Barbecue Sauce Recipes that are Beyond Basic

A good barbecue sauce recipe is gold. And finding <i>just</i> the right barbecue sauce to keep on hand is essential for good summer grilling. Most people …

BBQ

A Cheap and Fun Alternative for Experimenting With Macro Photography

Some of us can't afford or can't justify buying a full macro lens but still want to try out the mysterious macro photography world. So, what's a …

Crucial Exercises That Will Ensure You Get Bigger Faster

So you want to build muscle? It’s not as straightforward as just downing protein and lifting heavy.To uncover the secret of how to get muscles, we …

Celebrity Style

Delicious Shrimp Recipes You Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

1 of 10<p>Chilled Shrimp with Saffron Aïoli<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Mini Shrimp Rolls<p>3 of 10<p>Southern Shrimp Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Smoked …

How to Keep Avocados From Going Bad (Seriously!)

It’s the rare trip to the grocery store when I’ll find an ideal avocado with almost-black skin, a bright green spot under its stem nub, and the same …

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

Super Quick Pecan Pie Recipe

This pecan pie is a delicious and healthy recipe that can be a perfect choice for sweet dessert for your kids and family. This pecan pie recipe …

Hand-raised chicken and bacon pie recipe

Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.<p>In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours then rub the butter in with your fingertips.<p>Mix together the boiling water, salt and lard in small saucepan. Heat and stir together until the lard melts.<p>Pour the lard and water mixture on top of the flour mixture, …

Baking

How to Learn and Type in Morse Code on Your iPhone

Thanks to a new Gboard keyboard feature, you can now communicate via Morse code on iOS—just like Android users who have been dotting and dashing away …

You Can Actually Play The Electric Guitar On This T-Shirt

The T-shirt has been around for a while. Its current form dates back to the Spanish-American War, when the US Navy started issuing them as a cooler …

Seven simple landscape photography tips you’ll wish someone has told you earlier

Over the years of doing photography, we all learn new things and learn from our own experience and mistakes. In this video, Nigel Danson shares seven …

Here Are 10 Lightroom Tips You Really Should Know, According to Peter McKinnon

Lightroom tutorials are a well you can return to again and again because there’s so much to learn about this complex and crucial imaging program. …

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …